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Craftsman 315.212040 Operator's Manual page 21

10 in. compound miter saw double insulated
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Yoursawhasthreescaleindicators, twooneithersideof
the bevel s caleandoneonthe miterscale. A ftersquar-
ingadjustments h avebeenmade, i t maybenecessary to
loosen theindicators screws andreset t hemtozero.
BLADE
MITER
COMBINATION
TABLE
SQUARE
VIEW OFBLADENOT SQUARE WITH MITER
TABLE,ADJUSTMENTS AREREQUIRED
Fig. 25
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WARNING:
Do not allow familiarity with
tool
your
to make you careless. Remember that a careless
fraction of a second is sufficient to inflict severe
injury.
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WARNING:
Always wear safety goggles or safety
glasses with side shields when operating tools.
Failure to do so could result in objects being thrown
into your eyes, resulting in possible serious injury.
APPLICATIONS
This product has been designed only for the purposes listed
below:
Cross cutting wood and plastic.
Cross cutting miters, joints, etc. for picture frames,
moldings, door casings, and fine joinery.
NOTE: The blade provided is fine for most wood cutting
operations, but for fine joinery cuts or cutting plastic, use
one of the accessory blades available from your nearest
Sears store.
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WARNING:
Before starting any cutting operation,
clamp or bolt your compound
miter saw to a
workbench.
Never operate your miter saw on the
floor or in a crouched position. Failure to heed this
warning can result in serious personal injury.
CUTTING
WITH YOUR COMPOUND
MITER
SAW
_Ib WARNING:
When using a work clamp or C-clamp
to secure your workpiece, clamp workpiece on one
side of the blade only. The workpiece must remain
free on one side of the blade to prevent the blade
from binding in workpiece. The workpiece binding
the blade will cause motor stalling and kickback.
This situation could cause an accident resulting in
possible serious personal injury.
CROSSCUTTING
See Figure 26.
A crosscut is made by cutting across the grain of the
workpiece. A straight crosscut is made with the miter
table set at the 0 position. Miter crosscuts are made with
the miter table set at some angle other than zero.
STRAIGHT
CROSSCUT
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Fig. 26

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